Visiting the Parks
In his latest addition to the growing list of Yosemite Nature Notes videos, videographer Steven Bumgardner focused on granite, a sturdy object found in just about every nook and cranny of the park.
If you're a hardy cross-country or backcountry skier looking for a new adventure, now is the time to enter the lottery for a stay at the Ostrander Ski Hut in Yosemite National Park.
Come month's end they'll be moving to winter hours at Acadia National Park, where the Hulls Cove Visitor Center and Sand Beach Entrance Station will both close on Halloween.
One place where you might not need any formal celebration to mark Halloween is Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. More than a few ghost stories swirl around this West Virginia town.
True, the year-end holidays are a ways off yet, but the lights on the National Christmas Tree in Washington will be turned on December 6, and if you want to be there in person it's time to start planning.
With fall foliage season in Utah having just about reached its peak, winter shouldn't be far behind. And that means cave tours at Timpanogos Cave National Monument will soon end for the year.
Visitors to Mesa Verde National Park this weekend will get a bonus if they stop by the Far View Lodge, where painter Jan Wright will be exhibiting water colors of the park she did while serving as Mesa Verde's artist-in-residence.